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Cruising along the winding roads of Old Greenwich and nearby Riverside, Conn., one senses the rows of homes, spaced on lots less than a half-acre, parallel the enveloping feel of community. With views of steel-blue, glittering Long Island Sound peppered between homes, the neighborhood is at once a shore town and embodiment of a bygone era, where the school, firehouse...

Regardless of the ever-changing market, there is one kind of buyer who is always on the prowl for new toys and the latest and greatest status symbols; one who is ready to go with copious cash in hand and a hunger to expand his or her portfolio. When it comes to real estate, these buyers are in a league of their own. Welcome to the world of celebrity real estate!...

The Long Island Sound is home to some of the Northeast’s most dazzling waterfront property. In fact, Sasco Point, located in the New York City suburb of Fairfield, Conn., is recognized as one of the most notable waterfront estates in the United States. Taking a look at the photos (more below), it’s easy to see why this particular property is so appealing: it...

In the 2010 documentary “Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work,” Rivers herself commented that her posh Manhattan apartment is “what Marie Antoinette would have done if she had the money.” Classic Joan! But taking a closer look at the exquisite, over-the-top Euro-flair of her East 62nd Street pad, it’s clear to see that Rivers probably wasn’t joking at all. Built...

The outside of Chuck Norris’s former Santa Ana, Calif. Estate looks like something out of the TV show Kung Fu. It has a dojo-like exterior, sitting upon two wooded acres with its own private lake, dock and over 100 Koi fish. Though Norris was never in Kung Fu, we still wouldn’t want to fall victim to a swift Norris roundhouse kick to the face, so alas, it all...

Famous actor, producer, scientologist and lord of eccentricity Tom Cruise recently listed his 298-acre Colorado compound for $59 million dollars. Located in Telluride, Colorado, the 10,000 square foot home—which Cruise helped to design in 1994—has four bedrooms, a gym, a recreation room and a library which may or may not be full of scientology paraphernalia. Outside...

The swankiest of swanky pads hit the market recently, setting a new record high for the most expensive U.S. listing, according to the listing company. At an astounding $195 million, this palatial private gated compound—set in Beverly Hills, of course—features 25 acres with views of the iconic Los Angeles canyons and dazzling city lights. What's a fancy estate...

All photos courtesy of HGTV. Each December, HGTV takes audiences at home on a jolly jaunt through the White House. The hour-long special, which aired on Dec. 14, showcases a behind-the-scenes look at the production of the home’s holiday décor. And it’s just as merrily mind-blowing as you’d expect. Tasked with decorating 132 rooms spanning six floors, over 100...

Did you know that Marc Anthony is one of the top selling tropical salsa artists of all time? I don’t know what that has to do with him selling his Encino, Calif. home, but I just thought you should know. Unrelated: I also now have his fiery hit single, “I Need to Know” stuck in my head. You know the one I'm talking about...not that one. That was Enrique Iglesias!...

Georgia Green is one pastry chef who has an eye for the finer things in life. Teaming up with VeryFirstTo, a site that launches luxury products and overuses the word "prestigious," Green has adorned her masterpiece with South Sea pearls and a five carat Mozambique ruby, all set within icing. The price: $77,910. (Yep. You read that right!) In addition to all those...